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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 18, 2011, New Braunfels, Texas By Mondo Mouttrlt The Herald-Zeifung The New Braunfels Industrial neveiopment eorporation's board of dirmors ¿\greed Thursday nieht to pay a large portion of feasibility study orn thc' viability of building a n(>vv sf)orts complex and accompa-nying natatorium in the (ity. I ast month representatives from Resolute Health and the New Braunfels A(|uati( (lub present('d fac ts and asked the Industrial Devi'l-opment (ornoration — or 4B Boarrl — for nearly S i(),{)(){) to fund the study, last night th(> board unanimously said "aye." "We are here to tollovv up on that re(]uest for $27,5{){), which would c ompletc' th(> $47/'‘){)() for lh(' stud\," said Dr. (iary Bird, chief mc'dical developmc'nt officer for Resolute Health. During the public; comment portion of the board's diseussionof the donation, Travis Wuest, chairman of the New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce's Conventions and Visitors Bureau, voiced his suppc)rt. "J think it's an incredible idea," he said "I would love to see the fc*asi-bility study go through The feasinility study would be conducted by Conventions, Sports and I eisure International of Min-rieaf)olis, Minn., at a cost of about $47,S()0, Bird said, adding that Resolute donated $ I (),(MK) for the study, judy Young, NB Aciuatic f lub prc's-ident, said the club agret'd to foot SS^OOO of the l)ill and i* raising another $1,()()(). Young has said New Braunfels' 2001 Parks Master Plan tind its 2007 upclated version illustrated a heed for aquatics and indoor athletic fac ilities. Althc)ugh Young said she isn't sure which sports the indoor complex would house, she said the comhiunity's part is to h('lp dec idc‘ that issue. Proponents of the’ complex say it coulcr bring a fin.incial windfall to the ( ity, bringing in for swim mcc'is hundreds oi people who would Sf)end money slec'ping, eating, drinking and having fun in the c om m unity. Tim Zipp, 4B Board president, said the city will award Resolutf' the mon(7 for thc> feasil)ility study on<e the ( ity re«civc's an invoue. /ipp said the board would cnt('r into a contract with Resolute ,ui(l furnish the $27,500 to the hcMlth syst('m. U.S. soldier pleads not guilty to bomb plot charges Feds: Hot enough info to clear voter ID law WACO (AP) Alter pic'ading no! guilty Thursray to six new charges alleging that he intend(*d to blow up a restaurant full of Tort Hood troops, a hand-ciitted soldier tossed a rolled-up paper toward (ourtroom sc>ats before his attornc'y (|uk kly grabbed It. "Press r('leas('," Pfc. Nasi'r lason Abdo said before tossing the piece ot [)a[)er as he was being led in shat kies out of th(' teder.il (ourtroom in Waco. It's unclear what, it anything, was writte'n on th(' paper, and there is a gag order pr(‘venting attorneys troni dis( ussing the ( ase |)ub1ic ly. I.irlier, Abdo answered "sure do" uhi‘n I ;.S. Mag- MARKET Continued from page 1 version. Budd was buying th(' (I )at to give as a ( hrist-mas pr('S('nt. Payne was keeping hers. "She's nuor th.in me*," P,n lie said uith a Luigh. S('v(‘ntv-tiv(‘ vendors ar(‘ olU'ring Lini(|ue gilt items during the three-day Wei hnac litsm.irkt this week c'nd at th(‘ Nc'w Braunfels CivK /( oincntion ( f'nter. The shopping market is a RIVER Continued from page ] began to fiand(ult M.itthew, Annalitse rushc'd at and tried to hit the ofti-ccT, polic e said. luiler dodged the worn,in's blow and [)ushc*d her, police said, when Matthew attackcni Fuller, put him in a head lock, thoked him unconscious and l)('gan dragging him to the rivi'i. Another otficer intervened as f ulk'r awoke and the two of them subdued Matthew, ¡olice said, f uller was t.ikcMi to ( hristus Santa Rosa Hospital-New Brauniels and treatc'd for minor injuri(‘s, polu e said days alter tiu* encountc'r. Police never identific^d f uller or thc* officer who canu' to [vis rc'scue. Fuller's name was listed in thc' indie tments. CENTER Confiiiued from page Ì leading the charge to op('n .1 small Inisinc^ss ct'ntc'f was the Nc'w Braunfels Chamber of C'ommerce. Now that it's finally open, C;hamber pic'sidetit Mic hael Mec-k said he couldn't be ha[)pier to sc'e such strong support Irom the community- "lhc*y (area businc'ss owners) are very suppoitive ot anything that can help out commerce," Meek said. "It shows how' people feet about hcH[)ing others getting into businc'ss." The business center is locati'd on HOO W. San Anto nio St., Suite A. For more inforniationv call the* center at (830) 214-64J5, or email to sharon .mi I ler^utsa .edu, istrate )eff Manske asked it he understood th(> charges, and said "sure do have none" when disked it he had ciuc'stions about the ( barges. Abdo was arrested in luly at a KilU'en motel a few miles trom th(' T(*xas Armv post. Abdo, who was a\W()1 from Ken tue ky's Fort Campbell, ilannc'd to d(‘tonate two )oml)s in .) r(‘staurant full of fort Ftood soldu'rs and th(»n shoot ,)nyon(' who surv ived, authorities aHege. Al)do was indi( ted on thr<‘(' federal charg(‘s in August and six othc'rs last wc'ek, including att('mpt ing to use* a w(‘apon ot mass destruction, Fhat charg(' carru's a m.iximum life senten( ('. AUSTIN (AP) A iK'w l,iw that would rc*(|uire Texas voters to provide photo idc'ntific a-tion has hit <i road burnp. The U.S. Departmc'nt ot lusticc* notified Fexas oftic lals this vv(‘(‘k that the state' did not [)rovide {‘nough information for them to ap|)rove the nc’w law. Fc'dc'r.il officials arc' reijuired to ('nsurc* ch,)ng(*s to voting prac-ti( C's in Tc'xas do not discriminate' «igainst minorities. The law, p.issed bv thc' Legislature earlier this year, would liav(' gone into etfec t on |an. I. That ccuild be delayed. Th(' Rc‘[)ul)licaivlout('d plan, which Ciov Rick Perr\ d(>( lared to 1h' an emergen( V, w'ould major tundraiser tor th(' Sophif'nburg Museum and Archiv(*s. It iak('s plac(' trom IO a.m. to (> |).m. toda\ and Saturdav; and 11 a.m, to f).m. Sunday. Fickets art' $10 tor d.rily adnìission or $12 for mul-ti“dav admission. Thc're is an ('xtra tee lor stroil('rs. Also, troni M) to 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 1‘), |)artic ipants l an bave Breaktast vvith StUìta. Rt'sc'r-vations are r('(|uir('d. Cali i8 U)i ()2‘)-1 ")72 or visit vvww.sophi('iihurg.( om. lust som(* ot th(' it('ms to be tound im lude l.irge t.ibfii pumpkins at ( ibo-lo Cri'ek Antu ues; Russian nesting do Is at ( )dds Fnds; hats with whimsical ilowers and mate h-ing sc .irves at Rustv Bugs and Roosters: ,ind re< y-c led art vvriMths ma(le trom burlap, tins and rolled pagt's trom old books at The Kitchy ( hicks. Shop|)ers .dso will tind j('W(‘lry, ( loth('S, homt' dc'cor, ( hristnias items, tovs and tood refjuire Texas vof('rs to show .in approvc'd torm ot photo idi'ntitic .ition befor«' ( asting ,i ballot. |usti( e F)('[)artment ofti ( lals hav(' i)0 days to dc'cide whc'ther thc' new law violates the Voting Rights Act, oiKe lhe\ receive' thc' inlormation trom lexas (»ttu lals. It was un( h'ar if tlie ded.iv would afte( t ihe ik'xI state'wide ele< lion, the Mar( h primar\ D('mo( r.its, voting rights advo( ales .uid minority groups had harshly ( ritie i/(»d the l.iw, but were unable to hlo( k Its passag(' in the Repub lie an (ontrolled I c'gisla-turc'. Sf'erc'taiA of Sl.ile Hop(' Andrade tiled an initial re(ju('st tor approval in |ul\. produ( ts. ()thei shopping op|)oi tunities me lude the 11( >1 iday \it>('t th(' Author Book I air, teaturing loe <il authors who u ill be s('ll ing and signing their books throughout th(' three d.ivs; ,uid Sophie's Shof), the SophienF)urg's ('lift Shop fc'.ituring hand blow'n glass ( hristin.is ornaments and more'. So )hie's ( ale will ser\(' san( W K hes, soups anel (h'sserts during ihe thie'e-d.i\' c'vent. COURTHOUSE Continued from page 1 Tbeoriginal judge's lx'n( h fr( )m th' (ourtroom has fx-en found at New Braunfels' ( onservation Pla/a and will b(> returned to its original S[K)t. Sucb things as original lighting fixturt>s, <in original water (ooler, e'ven a hat ra( k, .irc' being re[)li( at(>d l)asc‘d on ‘K)-pius-year-old A littk' spitt(K)n disc (M'red on a bottom sh('lf in the ( ounty e ierk's oMk (' m.iti h ('s ex.u lly one seen in .in old picture taken in th(' < ourtroom — <ind will be returned Hornseth said it's ama/ing th.it i ounty e'mploy('(‘s have he'ld on to the little spittoon tor all thev' yf'ars. ihe old pi( tures show' te)lding ( hairs w ith orn.it(> ironwork arms ,ind U'gs, Ivilt ed to tFie (ourtreieirn lloor Ihe eh,Ills are being rt'pit ( .iteci trom designs lound on similar ( hairs in the I ee ( ounty' ( e)urth( )Us(', \vhi( h is ,ilso a !. Ri('K (lordon I lornseth said workers unearthed an old iron (his('i while ex( .iv.itinglM'neath the (Ourthouse to enl,irg(' what h.id been a sm.ill b.isement to make room ttir modern .iir eondiltoning <ind luMt mg unils Ihey tcHik the ( his el outside* and its t('«'tli m.itc he'd j M'dec ll\ the e«irA'ed gouge's on th(‘ ( onrthouse's limc'StoiH' m,isonrv. Ih(' r('nov,itede ourthimse' is expectcxi to rei>pen f>n )uly n,2012. "It's gi)ing to be gorgecHJs," sa id Ci )unty Cf >mmission(’r Donna Ec cleston. Arthur VVilFiams, who drove in from the Onyon I ake area to hear F lornsc'th's pr(‘Si‘fitati()n, Told commis-sionc'rs he applaudc'd Them for c arrying the f)ro)ect for w.ird, "I can't wait to scv it wfic'n it's fimsh('d," Williams said "It's just great." In their Fbursd.iy morning si'ssion, commissiont^rs: • He'ard County i^ublic I iealth ( )irec tor ( iwen Mills' report on tiu season. Mills s.iid Comal h.isn't s(‘('n a lot of flu ( asc's yc't l)ut the months th.it are* typ i( ,illy the worst lor flu ,ir(' yet to e om«': lanu.iry, Fe'bru .iry and M.irch, "It's n( )t t( K ) latc' t( ) get V( )i ir till shot," Mills said. ( )nly 12 ( ,is(‘s ot flu ,ind tiu-liki' illnesses were obs('rv('d in October ,u ( ording to Ihe Health I )ep<irtnv('nl. l ast le'bruarv, over 1, {()() c ,)ses vve-rc' ret orded. Mills .ilso said tli(' h('.ilth dep.irtme'nt hascnlistc'd Hill ( ouivtry Medic ,il on l.and.i Str('et to t.ike flu ( ultures Iroin sulterc'rs who come into the ( linie in an c'ttorl to i(k‘ntilv ill«' spe‘( iIk str.iins ol flu adive in Nc'w Braun l('ls. "Not (‘vc'ry county do('s th.it, but we lik(' to do that so w(' know what's ( ireulating in our {ounty," Mills s,iid. "We do that on ,i yearK b.isis," ‘TIS THE SEASON FOR RED AND Shop, Dine & Danoe ] EJvery Day! *    Griiene Christmas Market Weekend *    Cowboy Kringle Photos & Kids Workshop    | *    Holiday Fun Runs    | *    Live Music Daily    j at Gruene Hall ! *    Over 25 Eclectic Shops ) Christian Alexander Ortiz At the' time' ' >t the* ,ilk'gc'cl e rimc', Matthew ( othron was ( liargc'd with <iggra-vate'd ,issault against <i public s('rvant and re'leased alte'r posting $12'),000 IX Tciim' OtdwM Omkx lUi JASON^LAND & THE STRACiGLERS w/ special guests TURNPIKE TROUBADOURS November 23rd CORY MORROW November 35th BOB SCHNEIDER November 26th HAYES CARLL gruenehall.com bond. Hc' rc'mains tree under Ihe same bond ,imoiinl. Annaliesc' ( othron had bc'en ( harged with inter-lerene e with publi( duties and re'le'iised ,ilter posting $2,000 bond She w.is bookc'd on the indu tiiK'nt Wc'dni'sday and r('lt',ise*d after posting $20,000 bond. 50% OFF SELECT FRAMES WITH PREMIUM LENSES Bill Blass • P E R R Y E L L I S iElizabeth Ardeii • STETSON 15 years ago today ttie Lord blessed me 4 with you. I thanii God every day for giving P me the most precious gift I could have ^ ‘ ever asked for. I love you son, and I pray the Lord continues to bless you, always. 23 rd /Vnnuai 'XVe i ñnacñt sm a rk t sS Civic Center Downtown New Braunfels Gall 83Q-629-1572:tor Gala& Breakfast Reservations For more intormation visit www.sophieiiburg.cofti to Benefit the SophieiHnjrg Museum and Archives i'tviU I cniísi’íf tu a 5iiop|nntj l>irav’(n)n/iia' Friday, Nov. 18.10 a m. - 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19,10 a.m. - 6 p.rn. Sunday. 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